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ART NEWS: A Round-Up of the Latest Art News

Freeway Editions had an incredibly busy first weekend in May. Show openings and art fairs galore! So today on the blog we are doing a bit of an art news round up, happenings, events, and art world news that caught our attention. 

Last week marked the 5th edition of San Francisco’s Art Market fair which seemed to bring together a diverse group of established as well as young galleries from all over California.

More about the fair:  “Art Market San Francisco will return to the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this spring to celebrate its fifth edition. Following...

FEATURED ARTIST: Speedy Graphito

It's been awhile since we have talked about one of our Freeway Editions artists, this week we are bringing it back to talk about Frenchman, Speedy Graphito. The artist has been in Los Angeles for the past couple of months working arduously on new work for his upcoming solo exhibition at Fabien Castanier Gallery. The new paintings take on a specific new look, allowing the artist to get back to his roots as a classically trained painter.

About the artist:

Olivier Rizzo, aka Speedy Graphito, is one of the...

ART NEWS: Art Happenings Near and Far

It is officially spring and creeping quickly into summer here in Los Angeles. This transition means a lot of things for this city but mostly that music and arts events start saturating the weekend calendars.We are trying to keep up and share relevant information about not only the street art happenings but all kinds of art events around LA and internationally. Here are some intriguing events from this past weekend as well as upcoming shows! Enjoy!  

Last week marked the start of Coachella Arts and Music festival, now spanning over two weekends, the festival has...

ART NEWS: Miss Van in Los Angeles

Miss Van has been in LA for a few weeks working on several new projects. Most recently she created a mural in West Hollywood at the famed Palace Costume and Prop Company. The building itself is a huge three story warehouse with the facade of a castle. The space is full of costume rentals for the film industry so the bizarre facade and privacy seemed to intrigue Miss Van. According to the artist's blog about the project she just walked in and asked permission to paint the mural! Along with a few of the...


Happy St. Patrick's Day to all! Today on Freeway Editions we are highlighting the Rapture series of hand painted screen prints by Alex "DEFER" Kizu. These prints are part of the HPM collection and were created by the artist in 2013. Take a look at the full series by following the links below.

Rapture Edition 4 of 8 is part of an original set of hand-painted prints from urban contemporary artist Alex "DEFER" Kizu. Each piece of this limited edition set was individually...